Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2006/0155
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Floods
This situation report is based on information
provided by the office of the UN Resident Coordinator in the Former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia.
1. In early August 2006, heavy rains
caused floods and mudflows in the two poorest suburbs of Skopje, the capital
of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The floods mostly damaged
two suburbs, Cento and Singelic, mainly built after the earthquake of 1963.
2. The affected areas were located northeast